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Students accuse teacher of ‘uncomfortable’ touching

Students accuse teacher of ‘uncomfortable’ touching

| 27/09/2016

(CNS): Three girls attending John Gray High School were quick to make a report last year about a teacher who, they claimed, touched them all inappropriately during class, on different occasions, over a period of one week. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with three [...]

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Financial cops on hunt for suspected ATM scammers

Financial cops on hunt for suspected ATM scammers

| 27/09/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police from the Financial Crimes Unit are on the lookout for a man who may have been trying to scam local bank ATMs this weekend (24 and 25 September). The RCIPS said that the FCU had received reports of suspicious activity where attempts were made to withdraw cash from machines using frau [...]

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Car smash driver dodged road block

Car smash driver dodged road block

| 26/09/2016

(CNS): The car crash on the West Bay Road in the early hours of Saturday morning came at the end of a police pursuit, the RCIPS has now confirmed. The collision of a Nissan Primera and a white Mercedes-Benz SUV involved five people and, contrary to earlier police reports, the drivers of both vehi [...]

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Man gets 2½ year jail term for ‘prostitute’ attack

Man gets 2½ year jail term for ‘prostitute’ attack

| 26/09/2016 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A local man who was found not guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman after the jury believed his defence that she was a prostitute was jailed for two and a half years on Monday for robbing and assaulting the woman. Walter Jordan McLaughlin had been acquitted by a jury of abd [...]

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Violence not answer to safety issues

Violence not answer to safety issues

| 26/09/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The police have said that carrying illegal weapons and engaging in acts of violence is not the answer to perceived threats made by people over personal safety. Following a number of recent cases in the courts where defendants were carrying knives or guns because they claimed their personal [...]

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Suspect walks free in drug conspiracy case

Suspect walks free in drug conspiracy case

| 23/09/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Canute Nairn walked free from court on Friday after a judge found him not guilty of drug conspiracy charges. Nairn was one of nine people caught up in the drug trafficking case and had been charged with conspiring to import cocaine with Alexander Adrian Ebanks (25), who recently admitted a [...]

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Judge raises concerns over knife crime

Judge raises concerns over knife crime

| 23/09/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge said that knife crime was “worryingly prevalent” and raised his concerns about people claiming to carry the weapons as protection, as he handed down a sentence of five years and six months to a Jamaican man convicted of stabbing his one-time friend in the heart foll [...]

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Another suspect charged with underage sex crime

Another suspect charged with underage sex crime

| 22/09/2016

(CNS): A local man has been charged with sex-related crimes and was expected in court Wednesday. The RCIPS said the 48-year-old man from Bodden Town was charged by police today with gross indecency with a minor and indecent assault on a minor. Police have moved quickly in the case regarding an i [...]

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Bodden Town teenager denies raping little boy

Bodden Town teenager denies raping little boy

| 22/09/2016

(CNS): A local man who was a minor when he allegedly committed the sex-related crime has pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape and indecent assault on a little boy who was described by the court as being between four and six years old at the time of the assaults. The young man from Bodden Tow [...]

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Helper accuses boss and his friend of rape

Helper accuses boss and his friend of rape

| 22/09/2016

(CNS): A Jamaican woman who was working as an evening child-minder told the court Wednesday that she was raped by two men while she was completely intoxicated. The helper said that one of the men was her boss and the other was his friend, whom she barely knew. But only the second man appeared in [...]

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Suspect admits having 1000s of child-porn images

Suspect admits having 1000s of child-porn images

| 21/09/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): A 25-year-old Jamaican man admitted having thousands of indecent images of children when he pleaded guilty Tuesday to ten counts of possessing child pornography. Trevorne Daley was arrested and charged in May following an inquiry triggered by the US authorities when he befriended a boy on [...]

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